Employment

CA Senators Ask USCIS to Give Fire Victims a Break on Fees

WASHINGTON – Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris (both D-CA) have sent a letter to both the Department of Homeland Security and the united States Citizenship and Immigration Services asking them to waive fees for immigrants who may have lost important immigration documents in the recent California wildfires. The fires charred more than 245,000 acres …

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New changes to I-765, EAD

The USCIS is no longer accepting initial or renewal applications for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, including the I-765 EAD application. In September, President Trump ordered an end to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While he did leave a window for Congress to pass a replacement before its protections …

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Where Do I Find My Alien Registration Number

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) assigns an Alien Registration Number to every immigrant. This important number is required on immigration paperwork and other official documents. What is an Alien Registration Number or “A” number? “A” number is short for Alien Registration Number. It is a unique seven-, eight- or nine-digit number assigned …

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Making The Most Of Your Allowed OPT Time: How Academic Students Maximize Work Permits

Students file Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization, to apply for, renew, or replace an Employment Authorization Document (EAD), a work permit. F-1 visa holders — academic students — may apply for a work permit once they’ve been enrolled as a full-time for at least one full academic year at a USCIS-approved school. Each time …

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